A Systematic Review of Digital Interventions for Improving the Diet and Physical Activity Behaviors of Adolescents

Taylor Rose, Mary Barker, Chandni Maria Jacob, Leanne Morrison, Wendy Lawrence, Sofia Strömmer, Christina Vogel, Kathryn Woods-Townsend, David Farrell, Hazel Inskip, Janis Baird
<span title="">2017</span> <i title="Elsevier BV"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="https://fatcat.wiki/container/xmwyjofxyjcfzatqwqiedqadli" style="color: black;">Journal of Adolescent Health</a> </i> &nbsp;
As well as assessing the effectiveness of these interventions with regard to improving diet and PA, it is imperative to understand the cost-effectiveness of each approach [28] . Evaluation of cost-effectiveness assesses whether an intervention is a good use of resources and, in healthcare, can be calculated as cost per quality-adjusted life year (QALY). We aimed to take a very broad definition and, were they available, would include any data about the cost of a given intervention. Digital
more &raquo; ... rms are often regarded as representing a costeffective resource for intervention [29, 30] . Healthcare interventions delivered digitally have been found to be cost-effective [31, 32] , Results The results of this systematic review are presented as a narrative synthesis. Of the 26 included studies, more than half (n=15) were website interventions, four were delivered via text message, three were games or apps, one was delivered via email, one used social media Rose et al.
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